About Guidon

About Guidon

We exist to improve lives and
empower people.

Guidon elevates communities through the design and development of our projects. Our reputation for design excellence is created by our ability to solve complex challenges with clear solutions while being responsive to how the space will impact people and their communities.

 

  • Founded2011
  • HeadquartersIndianapolis, IN
  • Team Size50+ Professionals
  • Services Architecture, Interior Design, Healthcare Planning, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering

Guidon is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). Led by veterans who understand how to listen and collaborate, the firm was founded by Luke Leising—licensed architect and engineer, Combat Engineer Army Officer, qualified Ranger, and service-connected disabled veteran. We are proud of our history of employing veterans and of supporting veteran causes.

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Sustainable Architecture + Engineering

Leaders in sustainability

Sustainable projects improve lives and empower people. We believe responsible design transforms communities. As the only firm to report in 2016 and as the best Indiana firm in EUI performance in 2017, we are leaders. As the winner of the 2018 Indianapolis Sustainability Award for Outstanding Business Advancing Sustainability, we are prioritizing sustainability as who we are. Our new headquarters in Indianapolis is 70% solar powered, net zero ready, features a green roof, and is the first LEED v4 Platinum building in Indiana. We live our values and our mission.

Luke Leising

President
AIA, PE, ACHA, LEED AP
As founder and President of the firm, Luke Leising provides leadership in the design of creative and cost effective solutions.
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Joel Farmer

Principal, Vice President of Architecture
AIA, ACHA
As Principal and leader of our architecture team, Joel Farmer has more than 30 years of healthcare design experience.
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Dan Bajor

Design Practice Leader
AIA, LEED AP
As Design Practice Leader, Dan provides leadership while coordinating complex teams to deliver projects on schedule and on budget.
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Tim King

Vice President
PE, LEED AP
Tim King is Vice President with oversight of Marketing and Business Development.
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Chris Ward

Vice President
As Vice President, Chris Ward stewards the company's finances and monitors the strategic performance of the firm.
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Mark Jones

Director
RA
Mark Jones has extensive knowledge and project management experience in the design of healthcare projects of all sizes.
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Beenish Amjad

Interior Designer
EDAC, LEED Green Associate
Beenish Amjad is a talented interior designer with a unique educational background in healthcare outside the United States. She uses...
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Kari Allen

Healthcare Practice Leader
AIA, ACHA, LEED AP, EDAC
Kari Allen brings a unique perspective and technical healthcare design experience to our team. Her strong understanding of the complex...
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Adam Ogrzewalla

Architect / Senior Project Manager
AIA, LEED GA
Adam is an experienced architect and senior project manager with an expertise in building renovation projects.
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Stacey Paul

Director
PE
Stacey Paul is a senior civil engineer and project manager, focused on designing campus site improvements.
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Christopher Hawk

Senior Project Manager + MEP Team Leader
PE
Christopher Hawk is a senior MEP engineer and project manager, focused on providing scope, material specification, and methodology.
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Mark VanderWoude

Director
PE
Mark VanderWoude is an experienced structural engineer with expertise in structured parking solutions, complex health renovations, and new construction.
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James Gooden

Director
AIA, LEED AP
James Gooden is a licensed architect and senior project manager, focused on leading complex projects.
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Tara Carlile

Senior Interior Designer
NCIDQ, RID, LEED AP, EDAC
Tara Carlile is a senior interior designer, focused on working closely with our clients and end-users to provide safe, functional,...
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Healthcare. Campus. Workplace. Beyond.

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